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Philips TCD308 mobile telephone, 1997-2001
Philips Cellnet 'Diga' TCD308 mobile phone, made by Philips, France, 1997. CN: VYP09902E04442
Philips 'Savvy' mobile telephone, 1999-2003
Philips "Savvy" (TCD128) mobile phone, manufactured by Philips, France, 1999-2003
Bush TV22 Television Receiver, 1945-1955
Bush TV22 9 inch television receiver, made by Bush Radio Limited, England, 1945-1955. With band III convertor, 1957
NeXT cube computer, 1990
"NeXTcube," a NeXT computer, including screen, keyboard and mouse, made by NeXT, Redwood CIty, California, United States, 1990. Used by Tim Berners-Lee to design the World Wide Web, at CERN, 1990.
Avro Shackleton A.E.W. 2
Avro Shackleton A.E.W.2 reconnaissance aircraft, Military Service No. WR 960, made by A. V. Roe & Co. Ltd, Woodford, 1954.
Liquid-filled plastic lens television magnifier, 1935-1965
'Standlens' liquid-filled plastic lens for magnifying a television picture, mounted on adjustable wooden stand, probably made by Lumex, probably British, 1935-1965
Compagnie Internationale de Wagon-Lits et de Grands Express Europeens sleeping car, 1933
Locomotives and Rolling Stock
Railway carriage, sleeping car No 3792, Compagnie Internationale de Wagon-Lits et de Grands Express Europeens, built in 1933, withdrawn 31st December 1974. Length over buffers: 65' 6"; width 9' 1"; height 12' 7".
Personal Computer, model Apple I
Computing & Data Processing
Personal Computer, model Apple I, devised by Steve Wozniak, Steve Jobs and Ron Wayne, and made by Apple Inc, United States, 1976-1979.
Three-ring Enigma cypher machine in oak wood transit case
Three-ring Enigma cypher machine complete in oak wood transit case, together with original German battery (Serial number A6421/1937), unsigned, Germany, 1934 (see Note)
Sony 'Trinitron' colour television, 1969-1970
Sony 'Trinitron' colour television set, model type KV-1320UB, manufactured by Sony, Japan, 1969-1970. Serial No. 505704
Bosch 509e mobile telephone, 1999-2003
Bosch 509e mobile phone, sold for exclusive use on the Orange network, manufactured by Bosch, Denmark, 1999-2003
Nokia 1011 mobile telephone, 1992-1994
Nokia 1011 mobile phone, manufactured by Nokia, Germany, 1992-1994. An example of the first mass produced phone to be available for use on the GSM digital mobile networks.
Phillip's Economic Computer
Computing & Data Processing
Phillips Economics Analog Computer, devised by Bill Phillips at the London School of Economics, 1949 known as MONIAC [Monetary National Income Analogue Computer]
Motorola 'MicroTAC Classic' mobile telephone, 1991-2000
Motorola 'MicroTAC Classic' mobile telephone, together with switching phone battery eliminator and second battery eith charger attached, made by Motorola, USA, 1991-2000
Alcatel 'One Touch Easy' mobile telephone, 1998-2002
Alcatel One Touch Easy mobile phone, manufactured by Alcatel, Europe, 1998-2002
Hutchinson 'Rabbit' mobile telepoint telephone, 1993
'Rabbit' mobile telepoint telephone, made by Hutchison Personal Communications Limited, 1993
Sony CM-H333 mobile telephone, 1991-2000
Sony CM-H333 mobile cellular telephone, made by Sony, probably Japan, 1991-2000
Avro 594 Avian Mk IIIA
Avro 594 Avian Mk IIIA, civil registration code G-EBZM, two-seater sports biplane made by A. V. Roe Ltd, Newton Heath, Manchester, 1928.
Edison telephone, 1879
Wall telephone with Edison chalk receiver, unknown maker, probably United States, 1879.
Motorola 'GSM flare' mobile telephone, 1995
Motorola GSM flare mobile phone, type 6200, made by Motorola, British, 1995. Pack no. S4647BBBB
Kodak Brownie 8 8mm movie camera
Brownie Movie 8 camera. Brownie 8 8mm movie camera f/2.7, made by the Eastman Kodak Company in the United States, c. 1960. Serial Number 0283.
Logitech FotoMan digital camera
Logitech FotoMan (Digitalkamera aus der Steinzeit) RA digital camera. Monochrome digital camera. First truly digital camera. 320x240 (latter 376x284) resolution; 1Mb internal RAM; fixed focus f4.5 lens. Serial No FAL22921198. In recharging stand, built-in flash. Logitech, Switzerland, 1990
Nokia 'Mediamaster' set-top box, 1997-2002
Computing & Data Processing
Nokia Mediamaster television set top box for use with ONdigital prepaid digital television service, made by Nokia, Sweden, 1997-2002
Molecular model of penicillin by Dorothy M Crowfoot Hodgkin, England, 1945
Penicillin; molecular model by Dorothy Hodgkin, ca. 1945.
Polaroid Land camera Model 95
Polaroid Land Model 95 made by Polaroid in the United States, 1948-1953. Folding camera for self processing film packs 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches. Lens with rotating plate with apertures marked 1-8. T/I shutter. Lever focusing. Folding optical frame finder with front ball sight on spring stalk. Accessory show. Flash synchronized, bayonet fitting. No.0570942.
'Lucky Jim' toy cat mascot
'Lucky Jim' toy cat mascot, formerly owned by Jack Alcock and with him during the first non-stop transatlantic flight in 1919.
Section of a CB1 manual telephone exchange switchboard, 1925-1960
Section of a CB1 manual telephone exchange switchboard with positions for three operators, unknown maker, British, 1925-1960. In use at Enfield Telephone Exchange 22 July 1925 to 5 October 1960
Motorola 'Timeport' L7089 mobile telephone, 1999-2002
Motorola L7089 mobile phone, manufactured by Motorola, British, 1999-2002. The first tri-band model that could be used on GSM system in USA and Europe
Complete Omega Speedmaster watch with velcro strap
Complete Omega Speedmaster watch with velcro straps as used on American Apollo programme
Video Networks Limited (HomeChoice) set top box, 2000-2006
Video Networks Limited (HomeChoice) set top box, manufactured by Video Networks Limited, 2000-2006
Motorola V70 mobile telephone, 2002
Motorola V70 mobile phone, manufactured by Motorola, China, 2002. Plus original accessories including charger, headphones and user manual
Vodafone 'Transportable' mobile telephone, 1985
Transportable mobile telephone, made by Vodafone Limited, England, 1985
Sony SL-C7 Betamax video recorder
C7 Betamax made by Sony from 1980.The Sony C7 was introduced in early 1980 and offered features that had never been seen before on home video recorders such as picture search, slow motion, and an end-of-tape alarm. Serial No. 33355578; Model No. SL-C7UB
Merlin 45 Aeroplane Engine
Merlin 45 aeroplane engine, made by Rolls-Royce Ltd, Crewe, c.1940. 12 cylinder arrangement with the lower dual ignition sectioned for demonstration purposes and fitted with electric motor to turn it around. Formally part of the UMIST study collection, this engine has been sectioned and motorised for instructional use. The Mark 45 Merlin was used to power Supermarine Spitfire III and V fighters.
Magellan 1000M GPS receiver, 1990
Magellan 1000M GPS receiver, made by Magellan Systems Corporation, California, United States, 1990
Howard Sun Compass MK2, 1980-2000
Howard Sun Compass MK2, unknown maker, 1980-2000
First atomic force microscope, United States, 1985
The first Atomic Force Microscope, built by Calvin F. Quate, Gerd Binnig and Chistoph Gerber, United States, 1985.
Fujica Single 8 P1 camera
8mm cine camera, Fujica Single-8 P1 camera. Uses Fuji proprietary Super 8 film cassettes. Fujinon 1.8 / 11.5mm lens. Made by Fuji Photo Optical Co. Ltd., between 1965 and 1977. Cine camera for Single 8 film cartridges; Fujinon F:11.5mm f/1.8 lens. Direct vision optical finder with exposure indication; auto exposure electric motor drive; pistol grip. No 435857.
Japanese Piloted Bomb
'Ohka' ('Cherry Blossom') MXY7 Model 11 piloted bomb, made by Dai-Ichi Kaigun Koku Gijitsusho, Yokosuka, Japan, 1945.
AN/APS-20 Radar Scanner
Radar & Radio Location
AN/APS-20 radar scanner and servicing trolley for the Avro Shackleton A.E.W.2 reconnaissance aircraft WR 960 made by the Bogart Manufacturing Corporation, Brooklyn, New York.
Main component of Siemens ‘Elmiskop 1’ electron microscope
Main component of Siemens Elmiskop 1 electron microscope, the first electron microscope used in the Department of Human Anatomy at Oxford, c. 1950
replica of the first transistor, 1947-2003
Computing & Data Processing
Replica model of the first transistor, made by UKAEA Harwell, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom, 1947-2003.
Bell transmitter with membrane diaphragm, 1875-1877
Early type of Bell transmitter with membrane diaphragm, invented by Alexander Graham Bell, made by Charles Williams Jr,, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 1875-1914. This is an exact replica of Bell's first telephone made in June 1875 and was made by the same maker, Charles Williams Jr. of Boston, whose name is stamped on the baseboard.
Analogue music synthesizer.
V.C.S. 3 music synthesizer made by Electronic Music Studios, London Limited, London, England, 1970
Pye Bantam radio telephone set, 1963-1965
One Pye Bantam radio telephone set, labelled as 'Museum A', made by Pye Telecommunication Limited, Cambridge, England, 1963-1965
‘Trans-Pac’ GPS receiver, 1990-1991
‘Trans-Pac’ GPS, global positioning system receiver, made by Trimble Navigation, California, United States, 1990-1991. Retrieved from helicopter shot down in the Gulf War, 1991. Marked P/N 14992-00, S/N 3016A00570. Patented 4, 754, 465
Kodak Instamatic 50 camera
Solid body camera for 126 cartridge film 26x26mm. Meniscus lens, fixed aperture. Two speed shutter bright/hazy sun-flash. Direct vision optical finder. Lever wind. Shoe flash contacts. Overall: 62 mm x 105 mm x 50 mm.
One crystal model of Mg NH4 PO4 6H2O, magnesium ammonium phosphate
One crystal model of Mg NH4 PO4 6H2O, magnesium ammonium phosphate. Associated with Kathleen Lonsdale's interest in stones produced with the human body e.g. kidney or gall stones. From a collection relating to the X-ray crystallography research carried out by Dame Kathleen Lonsdale at University College London.
Amplion loud speaker with wooden horn, 1925
Amplion loud speaker with wooden horn, made by Graham Amplion Limited, Slough, England, 1925